SYNOPSIS: When Julia Martín, an isolated creative writing professor at Salamanca University, begins to mentor a brilliant but enigmatic student, Hugo, the two form an unexpectedly intense bond. As their lives and the stories they tell about themselves become intertwined in unpredictable ways, Julia makes a surprising request of Hugo. Brimming with suspense, Rapp's riveting play explores the limits of what one person can ask of another.

DIRECTOR NOTES: Since Toni Acosta sent me the play by the end of 2021, I was fascinated by this project. On the one hand, Adam Rapp, its author, masterfully managed to mix reality and fiction, proposing a disturbing parallelism between creation and life. Bella and Christopher (Julia and Hugo in my translation) are two enigmatic characters who find in literature the only escape route to an existence that they can't find reasonable. On the other hand, working with Toni again was an immense gift. She is a stunning actress in each and every aspect you can imagine. We just had to find the perfect antagonist in this exciting story. And here is one of the most talented young actors on the current came into scene, ready to make his stage debut and accompany us on this crazy journey called theater: Omar Ayuso. Thank you both for making me enjoy every day with your art. Of course, in order to create this show, we needed producers ready to take on the gigantic effort that producing theater entails today. We couldn't be in better hands. Txalo, Leona Madre and La Alegría, under the marvelous executive production of Talycual, have given shape to a show that I couldn't be more proud of. Thanks to all the professionals who have built what a few months ago was nothing but a dream. Thank you, Isabel Romero de León, for being my right hand. Thank you, Marisa Pino, for being my left one. Now it is up to you, our dear audience, to abandon yourself to The Sound Inside, the one that speaks to us from the mysterious and indecipherable place where our loneliness lies.
Juan Carlos Rubio

A Production of TALYCUAL, TXALO, LA LEONA MADRE and LA ALEGRÍA
Written by ADAM RAPP
Translated and Directed by JUAN CARLOS RUBIO
Cast: TONI ACOSTA and OMAR AYUSO
Produced by BERNABÉ RICO
Set Design by CURT ALLEN WILMER and LETICIA GAÑÁN (AAPEE)
Lights Design by NICOLÁS FISCHTEL
Music by MARIANO MARÍN
Costume Design by LA LEONA ALEGRE
Director Assistant: ISABEL ROMERO DE LEÓN
Tech Supervisor: CARLOS BARAHONA
Photography & Poster by SERGIO PARRA
Production Manager: MARISA PINO
Distribution: TALYCUAL and TXALO
Thanks to: CLAUDIO CARRERA, JAMIE KAYE-PHILLIPS, HUG & CLAU, YSABEL MORAYTU, PIKOLINOS, TOUS, LUIS MIGUEL SERRANO, GARAY TALENT, SAN ROQUE 4 LOCAL DE ENSAYOS, TEATRO LEAL DE SAN CRISTÓBAL DE LA LAGUNA and LA HUELLA MARIETA.

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SYNOPSIS: El reputado autor John D'Agata ha escrito una crónica sobre la tasa de suicidios en Las Vegas para una de las mejores revistas del país. Emily, su redactora jefa, encarga al becario Jim Fingal la verificación de hechos del escrito pero pronto se encuentra con un “pequeño” problema: gran parte de ellos se los ha inventado. Lo que empieza como un trabajo más, pronto se convertirá en una hilarante historia sobre los límites que separan la libertad narrativa de la ficción.

DIRECTOR NOTES: "Así son las cosas y así se las hemos contado". De este modo cerraba el informativo de la noche un conocido presentador de TV de este país. Pero esas mismas cosas no parecían ser "así" en el informativo de la competencia. Entonces, ¿qué cosas son ciertas? ¿Puede la imprecisión narrativa de unos hechos viciar el trasfondo de una noticia? ¿A partir de cuántos errores se convierte en falsa? Aquí radica la piedra angular sobre la que se sustenta un debate ancestral y que ha dado de comer desde hace siglos a profesionales de la comunicación de todo el mundo, ya sean de medios impresos, televisivos o digitales. Si los hechos no fueran más que una sucesión de fechas, nombres y cifras, no nos haría falta más que un solo periódico, canal de televisión o portal de noticias digital. Curiosamente, los países totalitarios en los que esto se da son caldo de cultivo para las “fake news”, enviando un mensaje único e incontestable -bajo pena de cárcel- de que “así son las cosas”. Realidad vs. Autenticidad. Hechos empíricos frente a la falta de precisión de los mismos con el fin de transmitir con mayor “verdad” una historia. Partiendo de un caso real, Hechos y Faltas sintetiza este debate con acierto y lo lleva a escena combinando magistralmente inteligencia, comedia y actualidad. Todo lo que busco en el teatro: que me entretenga reflexionando.
Bernabé Rico

A Production of TALYCUAL and MUCHO TEATRO
Playwrights: JEREMY KAREKEN, DAVID MURRELL and GORDON FARRELL
Translated and Directed by BERNABÉ RICO
Cast: ANTONIO DECHENT, CRISTINA MARCOS and JUAN GRANDINETTI
Set Design by CURT ALLEN WILMER and LETICIA GAÑÁN (AAPEE)
Lights Design by JOSÉ MANUEL GUERRA
Costume Design by PIER PAOLO ÁLVARO
Director Assistant: CHUS MARTÍNEZ
Tech Supervisor: CARLOS BARAHONA
Photography & Poster by SERGIO PARRA
Production Manager: MARISA PINO
Produced by BERNABÉ RICO
Distribution: TALYCUAL

SYNOPSIS: Luis is offered the perfect apartment: roomy, very bright, luxurious and so inexpensive. There's just one problem: she can't move in until the current owner, the elderly Lola, dies.

DIRECTOR NOTES: Life? What is life? A question that humans have asked themselves since they lived in caves and even today no one has managed to fully answer. Years ago I came across a quote by John Lennon: "Life is what happens to you while you are busy making other plans" and I found it absolutely revealing. Plans, future, expectations, mortgages... Who has not made the mistake of leaving happiness for tomorrow? Or at least, who has not fallen into the temptation of trying to control events to prevent them from turning our existence upside down? With these premises I wrote this simple fable called The Inconvenience (aka 100m2). A story of wounded souls struggling to communicate and, why not, to learn to live properly. It is impossible to build a theatrical show without a large team of creators and technicians. And this one put together by our producers (Talycual, Txalo and La Alegría, led by Bernabé Rico) is first class. Thank you all for giving form to this story of shared solitudes. At your side things are very easy. And thank you Kiti, Cristóbal and Marta for your unwavering faith and your tremendous talent. Dear audience, I hope you enjoy the show. And don't forget that first things must always come first, they must always come NOW.
Juan Carlos Rubio

A Production of TALYCUAL, TXALO and LA ALEGRÍA
Written and Directed by JUAN CARLOS RUBIO
Cast: KITI MÁNVER, CRISTÓBAL SUÁREZ and MARTA VELILLA
Produced by BERNABÉ RICO
Set Design by JUAN SANZ
Lights Design by JOSÉ MANUEL GUERRA
Costume Design by PIER PAOLO ÁLVARO (AAPEE)
Music by MIGUEL LINARES
Director Assistant: ISABEL ROMERO
Photography by JULIO VERGNE
Poster Designed by LUIS SERRANO
Tour Manager: MARTA GUTIÉRREZ ABAD
Production Manager: MARISA PINO
Distribution: TALYCUAL and TXALO

Having suffered great loss and heartbreak in her life, Ana, now middle-aged and alone, is a woman on the edge. Haunted by her past, and her own personal demons, Ana seems to be losing the battle against her thoughts, her words, her fears. And the one man who can help Ana may prove to be just as powerless against her.

A Production of TALYCUAL, TXALO and LA ALEGRÍA
Written by CHRISTY HALL
Translated and Directed by BERNABÉ RICO
Cast: MARÍA CASTRO, DANI MURIEL and MIGUEL HERMOSO
Produced by BERNABÉ RICO
Set Design by JUAN SANZ
Lights Design by JOSÉ MANUEL GUERRA
Costume Design by PIER PAOLO ÁLVARO (AAPEE)
Director Assistant: MANU BAÑOS
Photography & Poster by SERGIO PARRA
Production Manager: MARISA PINO
Distribution: TXALO

Barney Fein is a bloated monster - a studio head, who like his predecessor, the minotaur, devours the young he has lured into his cave. His fall from power to shame is a mythic journey which has been compared to The Odyssey by people who claim to have read that book.

A TALYCUAL production associated with Triple F, La Alegría, Pentación, La Claqueta and Kubelik
Written by DAVID MAMET
Directed by JUAN CARLOS RUBIO
Produced by BERNABÉ RICO
Cast: NANCHO NOVO, EVA ISANTA, CANDELA SERRAT  and FERNANDO RAMALLO
Translated by BERNABÉ RICO
Set Design by CURT ALLEN WILMER (AAPEE) associated with ESTUDIODEDOS
Lights Design by JOSÉ MANUEL GUERRA
Costume Design by PIER PAOLO ÁLVARO (AAPEE)
Director Assistant: DANIEL DE VICENTE
Photography & Poster by SERGIO PARRA
Graphic Design by ÁLEX PRELLEZO
Production Manager: ROSA FERNÁNDEZ CRUZ (COART+E)
Distribution: PENTACIÓN

Wheeler's marriage is over, his job is mundane, and the best years of his life apparently are behind him. When he makes the move from the cot in his ex-wife’s garage to his own apartment, a world of new possibilities for love, sex, and redemption become available to him.

A TALYCUAL and the special appearance of CENTRO DRAMÁTICO NACIONAL 
Written by TRACY LETTS
Directed by JOSÉ PASCUAL
Produced by BERNABÉ RICO
Cast: JOSÉ SACRISTÁN and JAVIER GODINO
Translated by BERNABÉ RICO
Set Design by CURT ALLEN WILMER (AAPEE) associated with ESTUDIODEDOS
Lights Design by JOSÉ MANUEL GUERRA
Costume Design by PIER PAOLO ÁLVARO
Director Assistant: DANIEL DE VICENTE
Photography by MARCOSGPUNTO
Distribution: PENTACIÓN

A psychiatrist has his career and life become derailed after he refuses to testify on behalf of a former patient who had become clinically violent and unstable, resulting in the deaths of multiple people following a tragic breakdown of his mental complications.

A TALYCUAL production associated with Triple F, Nike, La Alegría and Pentación
Written by DAVID MAMET
Directed by  JUAN CARLOS RUBIO
Produced by BERNABÉ RICO
Cast: PEPÓN NIETO, ANA FERNÁNDEZ, MIGUEL HERMOSO  and MAGÜI MIRA
Translated by BERNABÉ RICO
Set Design by CURT ALLEN WILMER (AAPEE)  associated with ESTUDIODEDOS
Lights Design by JOSÉ MANUEL GUERRA
Costume Design by PIER PAOLO ÁLVARO (AAPEE)
Director Assistant: DANIEL DE VICENTE
Photography & Poster by SERGIO PARRA
Graphic Design by ÁLEX PRELLEZO
Production Manager: ROSA FERNÁNDEZ CRUZ (COART+E)
Distribution: PENTACIÓN

A painter, with many years in the trade, has been in a creative crisis for some time. Since his wife, who was everything to him, died unexpectedly, he has not been unable to paint again.

A Production of SABRE, PENTACIÓN, TALYCUAL and AGM
Written by MIGUEL DELIBES
Produced and Directed by JOSÉ SÁMANO
Adapted by JOSÉ SÁMANO, JOSÉ SACRISTÁN and INÉS CAMIÑA
Cast: JOSÉ SACRISTÁN 
Translated by BERNABÉ RICO
Set Design by ARTURO MARTÍN BURGOS
Lights Design by MANUEL FUSTER
Costume Design by ALMUDENA RODRÍGUEZ HUERTA
Director Assistant: INÉS CAMIÑA
Sound by MARIANO GARCÍA
Production Manager: NUR LEVI
Distribution: PENTACIÓN

Alexandra is in a showdown with her family over where she’ll spend her remaining years. After locking herself in her apartment with enough Molotov cocktails to take out the entire block, her estranged son, Chris, climbs in through the second-story window as the family’s unlikely mediator.

A Production of PENTACIÓN and TALYCUAL
Written by ERIC COBLE
Direction and Set Design by MAGÜI MIRA
Produced by JESÚS CIMARRO
Cast: LOLA HERRERA and JUANJO ARTERO
Translated by BERNABÉ RICO
Lights Design by JOSÉ MANUEL GUERRA
Photography by SERGIO PARRA
Distribution: PENTACIÓN

For nine years, the Achaean army has been storming the walls of Troy without success. Now, all eyes turn to Achilles, the most powerful of the Greek warriors, from whom a decisive intervention is expected to change the course of the battle. But Achilles, weary of war, wonders if his destiny is worth fulfilling.

A Production of TALYCUAL and the INTERNATIONAL CLASSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL OF MERIDA production with the support of INAEM 
Written by ROBERTO RIVERA
Directed by JOSÉ PASCUAL
Produced by BERNABÉ RICO
Cast: TONI CANTÓ, MIGUEL HERMOSO, RUTH DÍAZ, OCTAVI PUJADES, PEPE OCIO, DAVID TORTOSA, RUBÉN SANZ, ÓSCAR HERNÁNDEZ, ELENA ALFÉREZ, PHILIP ROGERS, LOURDES VERGER and RUBÉN MARTÍNEZ
Set Design by CURT ALLEN WILMER
Lights Design by JOSÉ MANUEL GUERRA
Costume Design by PIER PAOLO ÁLVARO
Director Assistant: DANIEL DE VICENTE
Photography by SERGIO PARRA
Distribution: PENTACIÓN

A wealthy man, his young fiancée, and an airplane. The man has just bought a new plane as a wedding present for the girl. He intends to go into semiretirement and enjoy himself. While in the process of leaving his office, and giving last minute instructions to his young assistant, he takes one final phone call.

A Production of TALYCUAL and BRAVO TEATRO
Written by DAVID MAMET
Directed by JUAN CARLOS RUBIO
Produced by BERNABÉ RICO
Cast: JOSÉ SACRISTÁN and JAVIER GODINO
Translated by BERNABÉ RICO
Set Design by CURT ALLEN WILMER (AAPEE) associated with ESTUDIODEDOS
Lights Design by JOSÉ MANUEL GUERRA
Costume Design by FERNANDO PORTA (DERBY 1951)
Director Assistant: CHUS MARTÍNEZ
Photography by SERGIO PARRA
Tour Manager: JACINTO BRAVO

The 'lieutenants' for both the Red and the Blue parties negotiate the two debates that will be broadcasted in prime time to the nation. The outcome? A pungent, comical and stark vision of how a country is really governed. Because this is politics: "everything" is personal.

A TALYCUAL and the special appearance of TEATROS DEL CANAL 
Written and Directed by TONI CANTÓ
Produced by BERNABÉ RICO
Cast: PEPE OCIO, PHILIP ROGERS and MARTA FLICH
Set Design by CURT ALLEN WILMER
Lights Design by JOSÉ MANUEL GUERRA
Director Assistant: DANIEL DE VICENTE
Photography by SERGIO PARRA
Distribution: PENTACIÓN

Maquiavelo wrote The Prince in 1513. Five centuries later, his words are still of highest and current value. Isn't it frightening to think that no matter how far we go in time the rules of power are always the same?

A TALYCUAL coproduction with the support of INAEM and Comunidad de Madrid
Written and Directed by JUAN CARLOS RUBIO
Produced by BERNABÉ RICO
Cast: FERNANDO CAYO
Set Design by EDUARDO MORENO
Lights Design by JOSÉ MANUEL GUERRA
Sound by SANDRA DE VICENTE
Costume Design by FERNANDO PORTA (DERBY 1951)
Director Assistant: CHUS MARTÍNEZ
Photography & Graphic Design by SERGIO PARRA

His father’s death forces David to take charge of his legacy. Among their belongings is something unexpected: letters of love of another man. Baffled by the discovery, he decides to visit the alleged lover of his father and discover the truth.

A TALYCUAL production associated with JUAN CARLOS RUBIO, KITI MÁNVER and DANIEL MURIEL coproduction with the support of INAEM and COMUNIDAD DE MADRID
Written and Directed by JUAN CARLOS RUBIO
Produced by BERNABÉ RICO
Cast: KITI MÁNVER and DANIEL MURIEL
Set Design by JUAN CARLOS RUBIO
Lights Design by JOSÉ MANUEL GUERRA
Costume Design by FÉLIX RAMIRO
Director Assistant: CHUS MARTÍNEZ
Photography & Graphic Design by SERGIO PARRA

ODDI is a washed-up writer who is visited by GARFIL, a hitman hired by himself to do what he does not have the guts to do: commit suicide. During the preparation of this peculiar task, GINEBRA, ODDI's ex-girlfriend, will appear on the scene.

A TALYCUAL & SALA CERO TEATRO coproduction associated with AAIICC
Written by SERGI POMPERMAYER
Directed by PACO MONTES
Produced by BERNABÉ RICO
Cast: MANOLO SOLO, VÍCTOR CLAVIJO and OLGA RODRÍGUEZ

Set Design by EDUARDO MORENO
Lights Design by PAU FULLANA
Costume Design by ARANTXA DE SARABIA
Director Assistant: SARAI NEILA
Photography by SERGIO PARRA
Graphic Design by APOLONIA

Three attorneys, two black and one white, are offered a chance to defend a white man charged with a crime against a black woman. The plot unfolds as the three lawyers and defendant grapple with the evidence of the case and their own feelings about race. Mamet has said that the "theme is race and the lies we tell each other on the subject.

A Production of TALYCUAL, MARIATONIANOS and TESPIS coproduction with the support of INAEM and Comunidad de Madrid
Written by DAVID MAMET
Directed by JUAN CARLOS RUBIO
Produced by BERNABÉ RICO
Cast: TONI CANTÓ, EMILIO BUALE, MONTSE PLÁ and BERNABÉ RICO
Translated by BERNABÉ RICO
Set Design by ANA GARAY
Lights Design by JOSÉ MANUEL GUERRA
Costume Design by ÁLVARO MORENO
Director Assistant: CHUS MARTÍNEZ
Photography & Graphic Design by SERGIO PARRA

Three industrial lubricant salesmen attend a convention in Wichita, and in a hospitality suite, spend the day sharing stories and tales of their experiences. As the evening progresses the three men wait for an important potential client to stop by - "the big kahuna."

A TALYCUAL coproduction with the support of Junta de Andalucía, INAEM and Cortefiel
Written by ROGER RUEFF
Directed by JUAN CARLOS RUBIO
Produced by BERNABÉ RICO
Cast: HELIO PEDREGAL, TONI CANTÓ and BERNABÉ RICO
Translated by BERNABÉ RICO
Set Design by LUIS CATALÁN
Lights Design by JOSÉ MANUEL GUERRA
Music by ANTONIO MELIVEO
Costume Design by PILAR MÁNVER
Director Assistant: CHUS MARTÍNEZ
Photography by SERGIO PARRA
Graphic Design by LETRA B

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